Treks In India For Beginners with BanBanjara

Treks In India For Beginners

Your first-ever trek? Want it to be memorable? An exciting but moderately easy one? Looking for your ideal trek as a beginner itself could be an enervating task for some. Trekking is an adventurous activity that is enjoyed by many regardless of whether they are proficient at it or a novice. If the first hike is chosen well, that one will definitely lead to another and if didn’t, well, one can always do a good job the second time. After all, trekking is also about being positive.

For beginners, the Himalayan treks are everything they could imagine and even more.  Himalayan Treks take you to various mountain ranges, rich to barren landscapes, flowery valleys, flowing streams, beautiful sunsets, unworldly lakes, lovely campsites and what not.

Himalayan Treks are not only thrilling but they also introduce local culture, sites with traditional beliefs, unexplored and quiet places, one of the best summits, among other things.

Here are some of the best treks for beginners in India. Go find yours~

Valley of Flowers

Acknowledged as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Valley Of Flowers BanBanjara offers you the best of nature and unique trekking rapture. Being one of the oldest treks in India, “Phoolon ki Ghati” is one of the best treks for beginners. Perched in the Western Himalayas of Uttarakhand, at an altitude of 14,400ft, the temperature ranges from 12°C to 20°C during soft day hours and 4°C to 10°C during breezy nighttime. It marks June to mid-September as the most pleasing time to plan a trek here. The trek spans for about 6 days and welcomes beginners as well as adept trekkers for an easy to moderate trekking experience.

Known for its green limitless meadows of endemic alpine flowers with over 500 species, it scores perfect on the list of thrill chasers for its somewhat longer trekking days and steep mounting to Hemkund Sahib.

Nag Tibba Trek

The Nag Tibba is at an altitude of 3,022ft that crowns it as the highest peak in the lower Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. This trek also remains one of the top listed Himalayan treks for first-timers as it puts you on the way to the top of Nag Tibba, but at the same time has an easy trail. Trek will take you through forests of oak with orchids all along the trail.

Thick jungles and green meadows, goats and sheep grazing peacefully on the slopes would end up making you feel good in a certain way and will present a majestic view of high Himalayan peaks like the Bandarpoonch peak. At night, stargazing while camping in open meadows and the unfamiliar but nice fragrance of the night. The most desirable time to trek at Nag Tibba is the summer and winter months, plan one for yourself soon.

Chirbatiya Weekend Trek

Not missing out on the weekends, here is a weekend trek for the beginners, Chirbatiya Trek. Rested in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, it is a small village in Ghansali. The highlight being the campsites, this is set at an elevation of 8, 402ft and vows mesmerizing glimpses of the greater Himalayas, namely, Nanda Devi, Neelkanth, Mrigthuni, Trishul and others.

It is an easy to moderate level of the trek which spans for about 3 days which makes the Chirbatiya trek a weekend special trek. Don’t forget to get some clicks of the meadows, forests of pines and rhododendrons, and especially the setting sun with all shades dispersed on the vast sky.

Hampta Trek

Another highly recommended Trek for beginners is Hampta Pass. Flowing streams and falling waterfalls, steep glaciers, basically, everything making up for an ultimate experience. Astrid across, Lahaul is on one side with the parched landscape and rocky mountains while the green valley of Kullu is on the other with full of life. The very famous town Manali introduces the climb with a trekking length of 35 km and spans for about 4 nights and 5 days.

Hampta Pass during the monsoons gives the place a new life and vibes which attracts beginners to trek here away from the mundane. Trek here is about the scenery and dramatic climb that welcome trekkers from mid-June to September with a moderate level of trekking difficulty. Perfect, isn’t it?

Malana and Chanderkhani Pass Trek

The Malana-Chanderkhani Pass trek is the Himalayan trek famous for beginners as it involves you with evergreen meadows, pine and oak forests, and aesthetically pleasing valleys. It will take you on the way to see the legendary village of Malana, which will introduce its unparalleled lifestyle and ancient architecture. The peaks of Pir-Panjal and the Parvati mountain range, decorated with white snow look picture-perfect. The Chanderkhani Pass Trek will thrill you with a pass at about 12,000 ft long at the top of a ridge. River. With an easy to moderate trekking experience, the Malana-Chanderkhani Pass trek finds its way in the lists of treks for beginners in India.

Chopta, Tungnath and Chandrashila Trek

A charming hill station in the Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary, Chopta has earned the title of an exciting as well as a tranquil  Himalayan trek tailor-made for beginners. ‘Mini Switzerland’ of India, Chopta possesses steep green hills and rich meadows. The climb is marked as moderately easy but turns challenging when it comes to Chandrashila peak, sounds interesting, doesn’t it?

A summit of 13,123 feet, Chandrashila is the abode to Tungnath which is the highest Lord Shiva temple in the world. The best time to plan a trek here is from April to November. The highlights of the trek are the amazing summit views, the high mountain peaks in the Himalayas and the very peaceful environment.

Hope you found your first ideal trek. Get ready for a breathtaking experience.

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